Question bank - 3rd Dec 2013

1.  The wording of the Preamble in the Indian Constitution is

1. Sovereign Democratic, Republic   
2. Federal Democratic country
3. Sovereign Socialist Secular Democratic Republic   
4. Socialist Secular

2 . Which of the following is a feature common to both Indian federation and the American federation?

1. Single Citizenship   
2. Three lists in the Constitution   
3. Dual judiciary
4. A federal Supreme Court to interpret the Constitution

3 . Match List I with List II and select the correct answer by using the codes given below the lists.

List I                                                    List II

(Features of the Indian                        (Borrowed from)

A. Fundamental Rights                       1. UK

B. Parliamentary system of Govt        2. USA

C. Emergency provisions                   3. Ireland

D. DPSP                                           4. German Reich

                                                         5. Canada


            A    B    C    D

1.         2    4    5    1  

2.         5    1    3    4

3.         2    1    4    3

4.         1    2    4    3

4 . Consider the following statements

A. The Constitution of India has 20 parts
B. There are 390 Articles in the Constitution of India in all
C. 9th, 10th, 11th and 12th schedules are added to the Constitution of India by the Constitution (Amendments) Acts.

Which of the following statements given above is/are correct?

1. A & B     2. B only    3. C only    4. A, B & C

5 . This Constitutional authority has the power to appoint Chairman UPSC, CAG, CEC, Governors, Attorney-General etc.  This constitutional authority is considered to be the dejure head. This statement refers to

1. President   
2. Vice President   
3. Speaker   
4. Prime Minister

6 . Who of the following is not a member and permitted to speak in both the houses of state legislatures without a right to vote?

1. Attorney- General   
2. Advocate-General   
3. Chief Justice of High Court
4. Chief Secretary

7 . Which of the following statements is wrong with reference to the Speaker?

1. The decisions of the speaker in deciding a bill is money bill or not is final.
2. Speaker has the right to adjourn the house sine die.
3. Speaker has the right to Summon, prorogue and dissolve the Loksabha on the recommendation of the Prime Minister.
4. Speaker appoints the chairmen of various committees in the Parliament.

8. Who of the following take part in the impeachment procedure of the President of India?

1. All the members of Parliament and the state legislatures
2. Members of State Legislatures only
3. Elected members of  Parlaiment only   
4. All the members of the Parliament

9 . Match the following.

List I                          List II (subjects)

Union List                   A. 18

State List                     B. 100

Concurrent List           C. 61

Panchayat raj List        D. 29

Municipalities List        E. 52

Chose the correct answer from the below.

1. 1-A, 2-B, 3-C, 4-D, 5-E       
2. 1-E, 2 -D, 3-C, 4-B, 5-A
3. 1-B, 2-C, 3-E, 4-D, 5-A
4. 1-C, 2-D, 3-A, 4-B, 5-E

10 . Which of the following amendment is related to the Women’s reservation bill?

1. 107th   
2. 108th    
C. 109th    
110. 112th